Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) - 2020-2021

1.1 Curriculum Design and Development
1.1.1 Curricula developed and implemented have relevance to the local, national, regional and global developmental needs which are reflected in Programme Outcomes (POs), Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs) and Course Outcomes (COs) of the various Programmes offered by the Institution.
1.1.2 Number of Programmes where syllabus revision was carried out during the year
1.1.3 Number of courses focusing on employability/entrepreneurship/ skill development offered by the Institution during the year
1.2 Academic Flexibility
1.2.1 Number of new courses introduced across all programmes offered during the year
1.2.2 Number of Programmes offered through Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)/Elective Course System
1.3 Curriculum Enrichment
1.3.1 Institution integrates cross-cutting issues relevant to Professional Ethics, Gender, Human Values, Environment and Sustainability, and Human Values into the curriculum
1.3.2 Number of value-added courses for imparting transferable and life skills offered during the year
1.3.3 Number of students enrolled in the courses under 1.3.2 above
1.3.4 Number of students undertaking field work/projects/ internships / student projects
1.4 Feedback System
1.4.1 Structured feedback and review of the syllabus (semester-wise / year-wise) is obtained from 1) Students 2) Teachers 3) Employers and 4) Alumni
1.4.2 The feedback system of the Institution comprises the following
2.1 Student Enrollment and Profile
2.1.1 Enrolment of Students
2.1.2 Number of seats filled against reserved categories (SC, ST, OBC, Divyangjan, etc.) as per the reservation policy during the year
2.2 Catering to Student Diversity
2.2.1 The institution assesses students’ learning levels and organizes special programmes for both slow and advanced learners
2.2.2 Student – Teacher (full-time) ratio
2.3 Teaching- Learning Process
2.3.1 Student-centric methods such as experiential learning, participative learning and problem-solving methodologies are used for enhancing learning experiences
2.3.2 Teachers use ICT-enabled tools including online resources for effective teaching and learning
2.3.3 Ratio of students to mentor for academic and other related issues
2.3.4 Preparation and adherence to Academic Calendar and Teaching Plans by the institution
2.4 Teacher Profile and Quality
2.4.1 Number of full-time teachers against sanctioned posts during the year
2.4.2 Number of full-time teachers with PhD/ D.M. / M.Ch. / D.N.B Super-Specialty / DSc / DLitt during the year
2.4.3 Total teaching experience of full-time teachers in the same institution
2.5 Evaluation Process and Reforms
2.5.1 Number of days from the date of last semester-end/ year- end examination till the declaration of results during the year
2.5.2 Number of students’ complaints/grievances against evaluation against the total number who appeared in the examinations during the year
2.5.3 IT integration and reforms in the examination procedures and processes including Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) have brought in considerable improvement in the Examination Management System (EMS) of the Institution
2.6 Student Performance and Learning Outcomes
2.6.1 Programme Outcomes and Course Outcomes for all Programmes offered by the institution are stated and displayed on the website and communicated to teachers and students
2.6.2 Attainment of Programme Outcomes and Course Outcomes as evaluated by the institution
2.6.3 Pass Percentage of students
2.7 Student Satisfaction Survey
2.7.1 Student Satisfaction Survey (SSS) on overall institutional performance
3.1 Promotion of Research and Facilities
3.1.1 The institution’s research facilities are frequently updated and there is a well-defined policy for promotion of research which is uploaded on the institutional website and implemented
3.1.2 The institution provides seed money to its teachers for research
3.1.3 Number of teachers who were awarded national / international fellowship(s) for advanced studies/research during the year
3.2 Resource Mobilization for Research
3.2.1 Grants received from Government and Non-Governmental agencies for research projects, endowments, Chairs during the year
3.2.2 Number of teachers having research projects during the year
3.2.3 Number of teachers recognized as research guides
3.2.4 Number of departments having research projects funded by Government and Non-Government agencies during the year
3.3 Innovation Ecosystem
3.3.1 Institution has created an ecosystem for innovations and creation and transfer of knowledge supported by dedicated centres for research, entrepreneurship, community orientation, incubation, etc.
3.3.2 Number of workshops/seminars conducted on Research Methodology, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Entrepreneurship and Skill Development during the year
3.4 Research Publications and Awards
3.4.1 The Institution ensures implementation of its Code of Ethics for Research uploaded in the website through the following
3.4.2 Number of PhD candidates registered per teacher during the year
3.4.3 Number of research papers per teacher in CARE Journals notified on UGC website during the year
3.4.4 Number of books and chapters in edited volumes / books published per teacher during the year
3.4.5 Bibliometrics of the publications during the year based on average Citation Index in Scopus/ Web of Science/PubMed
3.4.6 Bibliometrics of the publications during the year based on Scopus/ Web of Science – h-Index of the College
3.5 Consultancy
3.5.1 Revenue generated from consultancy and corporate training during the year (INR in lakhs)
3.5.2 Total amount spent on developing facilities, training teachers and clerical/project staff for undertaking consultancy during the year
3.6 Extension Activities
3.6.1 Extension activities carried out in the neighborhood sensitizing students to social issues for their holistic development, and the impact thereof during the year
3.6.2 Number of awards and recognition received by the Institution, its teachers and students for extension activities from Government / Government-recognized bodies during the year
3.6.3 Number of extension and outreach programmes conducted by the institution through NSS/NCC/Red Cross/YRC, etc. during the year (including Government-initiated programmes such as Swachh Bharat, AIDS Awareness, and Gender Sensitization and those organized in collaboration with industry, community and NGOs)
3.6.4 Number of students participating in extension activities listed in 3.6.3 during the year
3.7 Collaboration
3.7.1 Number of collaborative activities during the year for research/ faculty exchange/ student exchange/ internship/ on-the-job training/ project work
3.7.2 Number of functional MoUs with institutions of national and/or international importance, other universities, industries, corporate houses, etc. during the year (only functional MoUs with ongoing activities to be considered)
4.1 Physical Facilities
4.1.1 The Institution has adequate infrastructure and physical facilities for teaching-learning, viz., classrooms, laboratories, computing equipment’s, etc
4.1.2 The institution has adequate facilities for cultural activities, yoga, sports and games (indoor and outdoor) including gymnasium, yoga centre, auditorium etc.
4.1.3 Number of classrooms and seminar halls with ICT-enabled facilities
4.1.4 Expenditure for infrastructure augmentation, excluding salary, during the year
4.2 Library as a Learning Resource
4.2.1 Library is automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS)
4.2.2 Institution has access to e-journals, e-books and databases
4.2.3 Expenditure on purchase of books/ e-books and subscription to journals/e-journals during the year
4.2.4 Usage of library by teachers and students (footfalls and login data for online access)
4.3 IT Infrastructure
4.3.1 Institution has an IT policy covering Wi-Fi, cyber security, etc. and has allocated budget for updating its IT facilities
4.3.2 Student - Computer ratio
4.3.3 Bandwidth of internet connection in the Institution and the number of students on campus
4.3.4 Institution has facilities for e-content development: Facilities available for e-content development
4.4 Maintenance of Campus Infrastructure
4.4.1 Expenditure incurred on maintenance of physical and academic support facilities, excluding salary component, during the year
4.4.2 There are established systems and procedures for maintaining and utilizing physical, academic and support facilities – classrooms, laboratory, library, sports complex, computers, etc.
5.1 Student Support
5.1.1 Number of students benefitted by scholarships and freeships provided by the Government during the year
5.1.2 Number of students benefitted by scholarships and freeships provided by the institution and non-government agencies during the year
5.1.3 The following Capacity Development and Skill Enhancement activities are organized for improving students’ capabilities
5.1.4 Number of students benefitted from guidance/coaching for competitive examinations and career counselling offered by the institution during the year
5.1.5 The institution adopts the following mechanism for redressal of students’ grievances, including sexual harassment and ragging
5.2 Student Progression
5.2.1 Number of outgoing students who got placement during the year
5.2.2 Number of outgoing students progressing to higher education
5.2.3 Number of students qualifying in state/ national/ international level examinations during the year
5.3 Student Participation and Activities
5.3.1 Number of awards/medals for outstanding performance in sports and/or cultural activities at inter-university / state /national / international events (award for a team event should be counted as one) during the year
5.3.2 Presence of an active Student Council and representation of students in academic and administrative bodies/committees of the institution
5.3.3 Number of sports and cultural events / competitions organized by the institution
5.4 Alumni Engagement
5.4.1 The Alumni Association and its Chapters (registered and functional) contribute significantly to the development of the institution through financial and other support services
5.4.2 Alumni’s financial contribution during the year
6.1 Institutional Vision and Leadership
6.1.1 The governance of the institution is reflective of an effective leadership in tune with the vision and mission of the Institution
6.1.2 Effective leadership is reflected in various institutional practices such as decentralization and participative management
6.2 Strategy Development and Deployment
6.2.1 The institutional Strategic/ Perspective plan has been clearly articulated and implemented
6.2.2 The functioning of the various institutional bodies is effective and efficient as visible from the policies, administrative set-up, appointment and service rules, procedures, etc.
6.2.3 Implementation of e-governance in areas of operation
6.3 Faculty Empowerment Strategies
6.3.1 The institution has effective welfare measures for teaching and non-teaching staff and avenues for their career development/ progression
6.3.2 Number of teachers provided with financial support to attend conferences / workshops and towards payment of membership fee of professional bodies during the year
6.3.3 Number of professional development / administrative training programmes organized by the Institution for its teaching and non-teaching staff during the year
6.3.4 Number of teachers who have undergone online/ face-to-face Faculty Development Programmes during the year: (Professional Development Programmes, Orientation / Induction Programmes, Refresher Courses, Short-Term Course, etc.)
6.4 Financial Management and Resource Mobilization
6.4.1 Institution conducts internal and external financial audits regularly
6.4.2 Funds / Grants received from non-government bodies, individuals, and philanthropists during the year (not covered in Criterion III and V) (INR in lakhs)
6.4.3 Institutional strategies for mobilization of funds and the optimal utilization of resources
6.5 Internal Quality Assurance System
6.5.1 Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) has contributed significantly for institutionalizing quality assurance strategies and processes visible in terms of incremental improvements made during the preceding year with regard to quality
6.5.2 The institution reviews its teaching-learning process, structures and methodologies of operation and learning outcomes at periodic intervals through its IQAC as per norms
6.5.3 Quality assurance initiatives of the institution
7.1 Institutional Values and Social Responsibilities
7.1.1 Measures initiated by the Institution for the promotion of gender equity during the year
7.1.2 The Institution has facilities for alternate sources of energy and energy conservation
7.1.3 Describe the facilities in the institution for the management of the following types of degradable and non-degradable waste
7.1.4 Water conservation facilities available in the Institution
7.1.5 Green campus initiatives include
7.1.6 Quality audits on environment and energy undertaken by the institution
7.1.7 The Institution has a disabled-friendly and barrier-free environment
7.1.8 Describe the Institutional efforts/initiatives in providing an inclusive environment i.e. tolerance and harmony towards cultural, regional, linguistic, communal, socio-economic and other diversities
7.1.9 Sensitization of students and employees of the institution to constitutional obligations: values, rights, duties and responsibilities of citizens
7.1.10 The institution has a prescribed code of conduct for students, teachers, administrators and other staff and conducts periodic sensitization programmes in this regard
7.1.11 Institution celebrates / organizes national and international commemorative days, events and festivals
7.2 Best Practices
7.3 Institutional Distinctiveness
7.3.1 Highlight the performance of the institution in an area distinct to its priority and thrust
7.3.2 Plan of action for the next academic year